Monthly Archives: January 2010

First Day of Internship

It’s been a bad day. I started a new short-term internship doing research for a well-known foreign news bureau today. Since the other bureau refused my unpaid services on some interpretation of Russia’s new law number 39758, I thought experience … Continue reading

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calm Saturday night…

It’s all quiet now. The night is dark with a few flickering yellow street and building lights. Distant city traffic is a low whisper out my window, the washing machine is silent, and my man is off at weekly tennis. … Continue reading

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know the city, love the city

It must be a lunch break for the Tadjik construction workers outside – no jack hammers or back hoe noise. It’s a frigid, sunny day – very enjoyable from my warm, white-walled, 8th floor apartment. Pretty miserable, though, for my … Continue reading

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